St. John Baptist Church

St. John Baptist Church (HM23HK)

Location: Meridian, MS 39301 Lauderdale County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 22.688', W 88° 41.84'

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Meridian Civil Rights Trail

St. John Baptist Church was one of two locations where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was scheduled to speak in 1964, as well as the site of Polly Heidelberg's memorable confrontation of a former Klan member. "Miss Polly" was a mother figure to local Civil Rights activists.
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HM NumberHM23HK
Year Placed2014
Placed ByThe Meridian/Lauderdale County Tourism Bureau
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 at 4:01pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 340329 N 3583616
Decimal Degrees32.37813333, -88.69733333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 22.688', W 88° 41.84'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 22' 41.28" N, 88° 41' 50.4" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)601
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1800-1868 20th St, Meridian MS 39301, US
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